Just watch one episode of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” and it becomes as clear as a sunny Waco, Texas day that a fresh coat of paint can transform any room. But the term fresh can often be deceiving. Lead-based paints were banned in the United States in 1978, but there are a host of toxins still present… Read More
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The Color Your World Healthy Sweepstakes!
ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! 1 GRAND PRIZE WINNER will receive $100 worth of Dixie Belle Paint products! Total Value $100.00! in the… Color Your World Healthy Sweepstakes! Chalk Mineral Paint I loOove color; borderline obsessed would be a very fair statement. I remember as a child being drawn to pretty colors and asking… Read More
Don’t Let Fresh Paint Ruin Your Fresh Air
A coat of fresh paint can bring new life to your house inside and out, but at what cost? Paints and other products like primers, stains and caulks may emit unhealthy volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can lead to eye irritation, headaches and more severe health effects. We’re here to tell you the good news:… Read More
Discovery’s Planet Green TV: Green Home Makeover with Ron & Lisa!
Ron and Lisa Beres, The Healthy Home Dream Team®, appear on Discovery’s television show on Planet Green™, Greenovate. Watch as we transform the home of a local Southern California family of ten into a healthy haven. Each of the eight children received a green bedroom makeover to turn their eco-dreams into a reality (yeah, yeah… Read More
Dreaming of a Green Nursery?
You may not believe in a blue man emerging from a bottle to grant your every wish. However, there is such a thing as a genie; this time in the hue of green, not blue. And perhaps the desire of a dream home and healthy nursery is very real and perfectly situated in beautiful Orange… Read More
Taking Odor Out of Painting Projects
(ARA) – Homeowners can scratch off one more concern from their list when tackling a painting project: Nearly every paint manufacturer now offers no-odor or low-odor alternatives. Combined with sensible steps to reduce odors and speed drying, painting today doesn’t have to be the stinky business your parents experienced. Home improvement expert Gordon Blickle notes… Read More